José Manuel Escobar

José Manuel Escobar

Trumpet Professor

Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio - Facultad de Música y Artes Escénicas


Born in San Miguel de Salinas, where he began his studies at the Musical Union, he continues at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Murcia with professors Pedro Sánchez and Miguel Cerezo, he holds the higher degree at the "Joaquín Rodrigo" With the master D. José M. Ortí, finishing his studies with Honors Matrícula. Expand studies at Brass Academy Alicante with Rudolf Korp.

He has collaborated on numerous occasions with the Valles Symphony Orchestra, with the Orquesta Clásica de Murcia, with the Madrid Philharmonic Orchestra, the Marinsky Theater Orchestra of Moscow, the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Spain, the Freixenet Orchestra of the Music "Reina Sofía", Orchestra of the Palau de les Arts, among others.

He has taken courses with professors Juan José Serna and Carlos Benetó (Luur Metalls), Luis González, Alejandro Castañeda, Enrique Rioja, Miguel A. Bosch, Jhon Aigi, Rudolf Korp, Gábor Tarkövi and José Ortí among others.

He has been directed by numerous directors such as Leonardo Martinez, Manuel Hernandez Silva, Philip Jordan, Valery Giergiev, Junajo Mena and Semyon Bychkov among others. ,

In 2002, he was the winner of the IV contest of Young Performers of the Vega Baja / Baix Vinalopó, in the first category of solo instrumentalists, obtaining the first prize and mention of honor of this category.

He has belonged to the Youth Orchestra of the Region of Murcia, to the Orchestra of the International Music Festival of Murcia in 2002 and 2003, to the Youth Orchestra of the Generalitat Valenciana, to the J.O.N.D.E. (Young National Orchestra of Spain) and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester that was founded by Claudius Abbado.

 At the moment he is trumpet soloist of the Symphony Orchestra Ciutat D'Elx, professor in the Municipal Professional Conservatory of Almoradí and in the University Alfonso X the Wise person (UAX).

Professor of the summer music course Forum Musikae.